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Can The Show Known For Fashion Help Boost Retail?

It may be soon be time to dust off the Manolo Blahniks—“Sex and the City” is on the not-too-distant fashion horizon.

On the heels of Sarah Jessica Parker’s (who plays the show’s designer shoe-obsessed main character Carrie Bradshaw) Instagram announcement confirming a new chapter of the HBO Max series, entitled “And Just Like That…”, thousands of followers of the fashion-centric TV series responded enthusiastically—including Reese Witherspoon, Debra Messing and Zoë Kravitz.

The question is whether the return of the “Sex and the

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Malls add robots to boost holiday shopping

A Cheetah Mobile robot works in a shopping mall.  [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Shopping malls are scrambling to come up with new ideas to better entertain consumers for the upcoming Spring Festival holiday, as some provinces and municipalities have called on residents to stay where they work during the period in a bid to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19.

Shopping malls in Shenzhen and Beijing, for instance, have deployed robots powered by artificial intelligence to issue a variety of coupons for dining, movies, sports and other activities to attract consumers.

Jacky Han, vice-president of marketing at the Chinese tech

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Monadnock Restaurant Project aims to boost traffic at local eateries using gift cards

UP TO HELP – CREATING A HOMEGROWN STIMULUS PROJECT. WMUR’S MONICA HERNANDEZ EXPLAINS. EVERY WINTER – RESTAURANTS IN THE MONADNOCK REGION EXPECT BUSINESS TO SLOW DOWN. BUT UNDER THE STRAIN OF THE PANDEMIC – MANY RESTAURANTS ARE HURTING. <1:56 GOING INTO DECEMBER I GOT AN INKLING WE NEEDED TO DO SOMETHING AS A COMMUNITY WHICH IS WHAT THE COMMUNITY DOES ALL THE TIME, KEENE AND THE MONADNOCK REGION ALWAYS STEPS UP TO HELP AROUND. 2:06> ENTER – THE MONADNOCK RESTAURANT PROJECT. THREE LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS TEAMED UP TO BUY 10-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN GIFT CARDS TO LOCALLY OWNED EATERIES. NOW, THEY’RE DISTRIBUTING … Read More